Associations to the word «Nomenclature»


NOMENCLATURE, noun. (obsolete) A name.
NOMENCLATURE, noun. A set of names or terms.
NOMENCLATURE, noun. A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.

Dictionary definition

NOMENCLATURE, noun. A system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope